Dorothy is a single mother. She cares for her three children, her brother's two children, and her mother. Dorothy has been sewing for four years. To make extra money to provide for her children, she makes necklaces and sugar bags. Dorothy's dream is to be able to send her children and brother's children to school.
Juliet has been sewing for six years to be able to provide and take care of her grandmother. Juliet's mom abandoned her when she was a year old and her grandmother raised her. She is currently teaching her younger sister how to sew, so that they both can be self sufficient. Juliet works hard so that she does not have to constantly worry about money in the future.